STEM Policy

This seminar offers students a valuable opportunity to hear firsthand from leaders in science, health, and technology who are shaping our nation’s STEM agenda. Students will connect with senior officials in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.

dates and deadlines

Seminar Dates: March 9-11, 2024
Scholarship Deadline: February 20, 2024
Registration Deadline: February 28, 2024

seminar highlights


Build your professional network by learning how to effectively maintain professional relationships while connecting with leaders in Washington, DC and in your seminar cohort.


Learn directly from leaders about their recipes for success and return to campus with a better knowledge of available career paths to empower other students on your campus.


Contextualize the knowledge you're gaining in the university classroom, and learn how you can use it in a wide variety of meaningful policy careers after you graduate.

2023 Schedule: Coming soon!

SEMINAR Information

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Seminar tuition$525.00$625.00$725.00
Chaperone tuition$125.00$125.00$250.00

The seminar fee includes a $250.00 non-refundable registration fee.

Seminar scholarships

Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to fund your seminar tuition? Check out our Scholarship Application steps to make sure your application is not only completed on time, but also stands out from the crowd!


Ready to attend the seminar?  If you attend a member institution, please contact your member representative for registration instructions.

Hotel information

PLEN has partnered with the Residence Inn Washington, DC Downtown for the STEM Policy seminar.

1199 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005

You will have the option to select between a triple, double, or single room. The hotel check-in time is 4:00 pm EST on March 13 and the checkout time will be 12:00 pm EST on March 16.

 Triple RoomDouble RoomSingle Room
Total Cost 3 Nights$360$540$1080

The hotel fee is not refundable.